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    • Articles of vendue 1793, Peter LeFevre Jr.

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots; coverlets; woven textiles
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Peter LeFevre Jr. used during a public auction of his estate on September 26, 1793. The names of the purchasers and the price paid for each item and slave are included.
    • Articles of vendue, Abraham Bevier

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Abraham Bevier used during a public auction of his estate on April 27, 1774. The names of the purchasers and the price paid for each item and slave are included.
    • Articles of vendue, Abraham Bevier

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Abraham Bevier used during a public auction of his estate on April 27, 1774. The names of the purchasers and the price paid for each item and slave are included.
    • Articles of vendue, Hendricus DuBois

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Hendricus DuBois used during a public auction of his estate in 1792. The names of the purchasers and the price paid for each item and slave are included. This document indicates that a...
    • Articles of vendue, Salomon Dubois

    • Slaveholders; Huguenots
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Salomon Dubois used during a public auction of his estate in 1759. The list includes who purchased articles and slaves and the price paid for each.
    • Barber's Express, Nyack, NY

    • Postcards; Moving & storage trade;
    • The moving van of William J. Barber of Nyack advertised local and long distance moving as well as storage and packing. In the 1950 phone directory, the firm was located at 38 High Avenue and the president was William A. Perry. One paragraph on the...
    • Biplane of Harry N. Atwood in Upper Nyack, NY

    • Airplanes; Biplanes;
    • Nyackers gathered in front of Harry Atwood's biplane after it landed in an Upper Nyack orchard. Harry Atwood was flying down the Hudson River at 50 miles per hour when a connecting rod in the airplane's engine melted and he came down in an Upper...
    • Bounty hunters agreement

    • Slaveholders; Bounty hunters; Huguenots
    • Articles of agreement: Jacob J. Hasbrouck and Isaiah Hasbrouck agreed to Josiah Eltinge, William Hasbrouck, Philip Dayo, and Andries Lefever Jr. that if they found any of the runaway slaves listed "they may sell and dispose of the said negroes."...
    • Chester Presbyterian Church Centennial.

    • Church schools; Churches; Clippings;Cycling; Farm life; Floods; Homicides; War;
    • Newspaper clipping with stories of the first one hundred years of the Chester Presbyterian Church and its ministers. Clipping also includes other short unrelated articles of local interest.
    • Cornelius Jansen inventory

    • Slaveholders; Inventories
    • List of articles and enslaved Africans belonging to the late Cornelius Jansen used during a public auction of his estate in 1795. Six enslaved Africans are listed on page seven.
    • Elizabeth Ryan scrapbook

    • Athletes; Swimmers; Swimming;
    • A scrapbook containing newspaper images, articles, letters, and ephemera related to swimmer Elizabeth "Pat" Ryan. Ryan was born in 1923 and grew up in Pomona, where her father, Dr. William J. Ryan, was superintendent at the Summit Park Sanatorium....
    • Emancipation and Colonination

    • Clippings; Liberty; Slavery; Emigration & immigration; Wills;
    • Two newspaper articles, one reporting the rate to rent slaves in New Orleans and the other on Edward Curd, Sr. of Kentucky manumitting, after his death, 15 slaves, with the condition that 13 must emigrate to Liberia.
    • Harry Atwood and His Biplane

    • Biplanes;
    • Harry Atwood was speeding down the Hudson at 50 MPH when a connecting rod in airplane's engine melted and he came down in an Upper Nyack orchard, north of Lexow Avenue and west of Broadway. During the week he waited for repairs, nearly all of Nyack...
    • Harry Atwood's plane, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Aircraft; Airplanes; Biplanes;
    • In August of 1911, Harry Atwood made an emergency landing in a field in Upper Nyack. A crowd gathered and several photographs were taken of the populace and the disabled biplane. This picture is similar to another in Nyack Library's collection,...

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